Dennis Christian passes away, aged 91

a month ago

The President, Chairman and members of the Manx Motor Cycle Club wish to pass their condolences onto the family and friends of Dennis Christian who recently passed away at the age of 91.

The President, Chairman and members of the Manx Motor Cycle Club wish to pass their condolences onto the family and friends of Dennis Christian who recently passed away at the age of 91.

Dennis competed in the Manx from 1949 - 1954 achieving 2nd place in the 1953 Junior Manx Grand Prix before moving onto the TT in 1956.  His best TT result was 11th in the 1957 Golden Jubilee Senior Race.  From 1986 - 1993 Dennis was a regular competitor in the Classic MGP Races.

As a Manxman Dennis finished 4th in the first ever race on the S100 Course in 1955, returning again in 1956 and 1957.  He also raced classic bikes at the S100 from 1987 - 2002.

Photo credit Bill Snelling www.ttracepics.com  
Dennis in the 1955 Senior MGP when he finished 3rd.